Wednesday, May 25, 2011

RACHEL NIFFENEGGER & PAUL NUDD - May 20 to July 22 - Western Exhibitions

Gallery Address:119 N Peoria St, Suite 2A
Chicago, IL 60607


RACHEL NIFFENEGGER and PAUL NUDD traffic in arresting and grotesque imagery, depicting the body in ridiculous levels of distress. Though their goals differ -- Niffenegger’s heads and body parts suffer damages from external sources; Nudd’s figures seem diseased, comically so, from within -- both artists wrestle an indelible, even beautiful power from repulsive and revolting sources and materials.

Paul Klein reviewed Nudd's work at Western Exhibitions in his May 19 ArtLetter:

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